The 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR 2013) will be held in London on 30-31 October 2013.
London is one of the great world cities with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. London has a diverse range of peoples and cultures, and more than 300 languages are spoken within its boundaries. The conference will feature a tour of the Olympic Park which is the new sporting complex constructed for the London 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics games.
The organization committee would like to welcome scholars and practitioners from around the globe to present and discuss the latest research and development ideas in the field of Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) and Building Information Modelling (BIM). CONVR 2013 will provide a unique opportunity to discuss future strategies and directions of research and development in this exciting field with renowned researchers and practitioners.
ObjectiveCONVR 2013 will bring together AEC researchers and practitioners from around the globe to report on and exchange the latest development, ideas and applications stemming from innovative research activities in the area of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Building Information Modeling. The objective of the conference is to report on ideas, improvements, and applications of innovative international research activities in the VR, AR and BIM fields and discuss strategies for the future development of research perspectives in these fields.
HistoryThe International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality was initiated by Prof. Nashwan Dawood. The first CONVR was held in Teesside (UK) in 2000.
The conference focuses on the fields of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) which are forward-looking technologies that enable considerable benefits in all stages of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) process, from initial planning and conceptual design to facility management and operations. Over the last 13 years the conference has been held all around the globe and sponsored by major software and engineering companies:
- CONVR 2013 in London, UK
- CONVR 2012 in Taipei, Taiwan
- CONVR 2011 in Weimar, Germany
- CONVR 2010 in Sendai, Japan
- CONVR 2009 in Sydney, Australia
- CONVR 2008 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- CONVR 2007 in Pennsylvania, USA
- CONVR 2006 in Orlando, USA
- CONVR 2005 in Durham, UK
- CONVR 2004 in Lisbon, Portugal
- CONVR 2003 in Blacksburg, USA
- CONVR 2001 in Chalmers, Sweden
- CONVR 2000 in Teesside, UK